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Foreclosures down this year in Dakota County


Foreclosures across Dakota County are down by nearly 50 percent through October, according to recent numbers from the Dakota County Community Development Agency.

Likewise, Farmington and Rosemount have both seen a decrease in the number of homes subject to sheriff sales and notice of pendencies filed this year. The CDA tracks these numbers, which are provided by the Dakota County sheriff’s sales division.

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Michelle Leonard
Michelle Leonard started covering the Farmington community in June, 1994. Michelle earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Mass Communications: News-Editorial from Mankato State University in 1991. She is an active member of the Farmington American Legion Auxiliary Unit 189, and acts as the volunteer coordinator for the Minnesota Newspaper Museum which is open annually during the Minnesota State Fair. She has earned Minnesota Newspaper Association awards in Investigative Reporting, Local News Coverage, Feature Photography and Column Writing. 
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